Dating rugged men who ride horses
The upright piers were constructed first before being pulled into position by men in boats or on horses or mules.
The cable was then dragged across by hand using a wheel or pulley.
Visit Clay County Kentucky, the Land of Swinging Bridges, and discover the romance, history and adventure of these cherished swinging bridges.
Manchester is a tightly-packed little town arranged around the town square, Court House hill and north and south entries.
Heritage Pavilion and Goose Salt Works contain interpretive signs outlining the county's history.
An ongoing mural project depicts the county's rich Appalachian heritage, visitors can brave the Goose Creek Swinging Bridge and a community folk-life theater, Monkey Dumplin's, empowers individuals to capture and tell their family stories.
The trail was used by long hunters and explorers, including Dr.
Thomas Walker who followed it in this section of Goose Creek in 1750, and by Daniel Boone 19 years later in 1769.
Visit the city parks, Veterans Memorial, Town Square, shops and restaurants.
Step back in time with our historic towns and old swinging bridges. During floods they were one of the only ways to cross the waterways.
Come explore the beautiful Appalachian mountains, Daniel Boone National Forest and the Bert T. In some remote areas of Clay County, this is still true today.
Discover Appalachia off the beaten trail in wonderfully wild, breathtakingly beautiful Oneida, Ky.
Home to the world renowned Oneida Baptist Institute and Monkey Hollow Wildlife Sanctuary & Vacation Cabins, Goose Creek and the Red Bird River confluence here to form the South Fork of the Kentucky River.